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Local 993
Thu Sep 23, 2021 to Fri Sep 24, 2021
08:30 am
Class Size – Min: 5, Max: 7
IBEW Local 993 Hall (Kamloops)

Course Description.

The residential wiring seminar is three days long. Topics will include common residential wiring techniques, proper material for wood frame constructions, as well non-combustible construction (steel stud). The course will showcase different scenarios specific to some of the more complex wiring areas within the house. We will also reference the applicable code rules, and simplify and illustrate the meaning of their application.

The First day is computer based, it will be zoom live lesson that is going to navigate the common trade practices applicable to installing residential wiring.

The second and third day will be Practical based, consisting of NMD90 cable based residential projects, and AC90 based residential wiring projects

The target audience for this 3 day session is any apprentices and red seal electricians with little to none residential experience, or anyone who would like to practice skill sets relating to residential wiring.


Topic list includes

  1. Common residential material
  2. CEC box fill calculations based on real residential scenarios
  3. CEC Section 12 residential wiring regulations
  4. Arc fault breakers, and the residential regulations
  5. Section 26 residential house device and branch circuit design
  6. Switching of lights (all methods Old and new)
  7. General residential “must knows”
  8. Overview of Grounding and services of a residential house CEC & Hydro perspective.
  9. The Practical 2 day lab component.


Participant Material List

  1. Proper work attire (Hard toe boots, work cloths, safety glasses, gloves)
  2. Basic Hand tools (tape measure, hammer, Linesmen, side cutters, wire strippers, Screwdrivers, etc…)
  3. Notebook and pen

Location: IBEW Local 993 Hall

The IBEW Local 993 Hall has a large fenced yard around the back of the building.